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Alfred William Hunt, 1830–1896, British

Tynemouth Pier - Lighting the Lamps at Sundown

Former Title(s):

Lighting the Lamps at Sundown, Tynemouth Pier

Blue Light

Watercolor, pen and brown ink, gouache, gum, and scraping out on medium, cream, slightly textured wove paper
Sheet: 14 5/8 x 21 1/4 inches (37.1 x 54 cm)

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower left: "A W Hunt 1868"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
blue | lamps (lighting device components) | lantern (lighting device) | light | lighthouse | man | marine art | meteorology | moon | night | pier | science | storm | sunset | waves (natural events)
Associated Places:
England | North Tyneside | Tynemouth | United Kingdom
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IIIF Manifest:

Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977-1986, Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1986, pp. 7, 26, no. 94, color plate 11, N590.2 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Todd Longstaffe-Gowan, Mapping a National Style, topography & landscape at the Yale Center for British Art , Apollo, v. 165, no. 542, April, 2007, p. 59, fig. 11, N1 A54 + (YCBA)

Christiana Payne, Where the sea meets the land, artists on the coast in nineteenth century Britain , Sansom & Co., Bristol, 2007, ND1373 G7 P38 2007 (YCBA)

Roger Quarm, Masters of the sea, British marine watercolours , Phaidon, Oxford, UK, 1987, p. 66, ND2272 G7 Q73 (YCBA)

Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, pp. 7, 26, no. 94, color pl. 11, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Eric Shanes, Turner, the great watercolours , Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2000, pp/ 50, 5-52, fig. 29, NJ18 T85 S446 2000 (YCBA)

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